The Aldbury Triathlon is a charity event in the aid of Cancer Research UK and Harrison’s
Fund. We would be very grateful if you could donate either to a charity of your choice,
or by splitting between the two. Click on each description to go to the page to donate.
Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through
research. Our groundbreaking work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of
cancer has saved millions of lives. Survival rates have doubled in the last thirty
years and we have been at the heart of that progress. But one in three of us will
still get cancer at some point and our vital work, funded entirely by the public,
will help ensure that millions more people will survive.
Harrison’s Fund has one goal. To get as much money as possible into the hands of
the world’s best researchers, who are working to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular
Dystrophy (DMD). It sounds like a horrible disease. And it is. Which is why we want
to eradicate it.
We’re different from many other DMD charities out there because we’re focusing on
treatment rather than palliative care. And we work internationally. We invest in
research that takes the science out from the lab, and into human clinical trials.
So that, hopefully soon, more boys with DMD can grow into the strong men they’re
meant to be.
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a stinker of a disease. It’s the most common
fatal genetic disorder to affect children around the world.
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If you’ve got it, you can’t produce dystrophin, a protein you need to build up your
muscles. As a result, every muscle in the body deteriorates at an alarming rate At
the moment there is no cure.
Harrison’s Fund is named after our eldest son; a charming and cheeky little man.
Everyone who meets him loves his winning smile, his engaging character and the devilish
twinkle in his eye.
To most people Harrison looks completely healthy. But by the time he’s a teenager
Harrison will lose the ability to walk. Eventually he’ll lose all muscle function
in his body. Like all boys with DMD he’ll die in his late teens or early twenties
from heart or respiratory failure.
Great strides are being made in research but we need your help to take advantage
of this momentum. And make sure that there doesn’t need to be another Harrison’s